Frame Frame

Kári Driscoll | Second Glance at the Panther, or: What Does It Mean to Read Zoopoetically?

Abstract

This essay conducts a zoopoetic reading of Rainer Maria Rilke’s iconic poem “Der Panther.” It proceeds in three stages: first, I show how the text itself is zoopoetic, that is, projects a model of poiesis that proceeds via embodied animality. Second, I show how it implicates the reader in the zoopoetic process. In this way zoopoetics becomes not only a mode of artistic production but also one of reception. Finally, I reflect on what it means to read zoopoetically in the age of the Anthropocene.

 

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?
Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download [234.74 KB]

Share Post :